Historical Events In 2005
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Dec 03 Birth of Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway, grandson of King Harald V of Norway on this day in history.
Dec 04 In the year 2005 250,00 people in Hong Kong protest for democracy.
Dec 06 An Iranian C-130 Hercules airplane crashes into a ten-story building in a civilian area of Tehran, the capital of Iran, killing all 94 people aboard and 34 residents of the building - a total of 128 people in the year 2005.
Dec 07 A U.S. Federal Air Marshal fatally shoots Rigoberto Alpizar on a jetway at Miami International Airport in Florida in the year 2005.
Dec 07 European Union TLD .eu is launched, and replaced .eu.int. Initially this will be only for business purposes. From 7 April 206 onwards, EU citizens can also register .eu domains in the year 2005.
Dec 08 Southwest Airlines Flight 1248 overshoots the runway at Chicago Midway Airport, killing a 6-year-old boy and injuring 11 other people in the year 2005.
Dec 09 Hurricane Epsilon dies in the eastern Atlantic Ocean. It becomes the longest-lived December hurricane on record and ties for second-place being the 2nd strongest December hurricane on this day in history.
Dec 11 205 Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal fire north of London causes widespread damage on this day in history.
Dec 12 In the year 2005 scientists announced that they had created mice with small amounts of human brain cells in an effort to make realistic models of neurological disorders.
Dec 13 On this day in history a 6.7 magnitude earthquake rocks South Asia.
Dec 13 Birth of Prince Aymeric of Belgium, grandson of King Albert II of Belgium on this day in history.
Dec 13 Birth of Prince Nicolas of Belgium, grandson of King Albert II of Belgium on this day in history.
Dec 13 In the year 2005 mass race riots in Sydney, Australia, involving up to 5,00 youths.
Dec 15 On this day in history the first parliamentary elections under Iraq's new constitution.
Dec 16 On this day in history 43rd Mersenne prime found, 230,402,457 - 1. Discovered with the GIMPS project by Dr. Curtis Cooper and Dr. Steven Boone, professors at Central Missouri State University.
Dec 16 In the year 2005 the West Wing Actor John Spencer dies at 58.
Dec 18 Evo Morales wins the Bolivian Presidential Elections in the year 2005.
Dec 18 On this day in history israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is hospitalized after suffering a minor stroke. He was released from the hospital two days later.
Dec 18 The World Trade Organization 6th ministerial conference concludes in Hong Kong with a limited trade deal being ratified in the year 2005.
Dec 19 Keith Duckworth, English mechanical engineer (Cosworth; b. 1933) on this day in history.
Dec 20 In the year 2005 205 New York City transit strike: New York City's Transport Workers Union Local 10 goes on strike for three days, shutting down all New York City Subway and Bus services.
Dec 22 Industrial action by bus drivers in Tehran leads to the arrest of Mansour Osanlou and several other union activists on this day in history.
Dec 22 The U.S. Census Bureau releases its population estimates for 205 on this day in history.
Dec 23 In the year 2005 azerbaijan Airlines Flight 217 from Baku, Azerbaijan to Aktau, Kazakhstan crashed shortly after takeoff killing 23 people.
Dec 23 In the year 2005 chad declares a state of war against Sudan following a December 18th attack on Adre, which left about 10 people dead.
Dec 23 On this day in history lech Kaczynski is sworn in as the President of Poland in Warsaw, Poland.
Dec 23 Trial of Tali Fahima ends in a plea bargain on this day in history.
Dec 23 U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld announces the first in an expected series of troop drawdowns following Iraqi elections on this day in history.
Dec 24 Pope Benedict XVI leads his first Christmas Midnight Mass as Pope, praying for peace in the Middle East in the year 2005.
Dec 26 Indonesians mark the first moments of the tsunami wave that came ashore exactly a year earlier, with thousands of people commemorating victims and relatives in many ceremonies in the year 2005.
Dec 31 Another second was added, 23:59:60, called a leap second,to end the year 205.The last time this occured was on June 30, 1998 on this day in history.